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Allan H. Smith

University of California-Berkeley
School of Public Health
1950 Addison Street, Suite 204
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510-843-1736
Fax: 510-843-5539
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Publications

2014
  • Kalman, David A., Russell L. Dills, Craig Murray Steinmaus, Mohammad Yunus, Al Fazal Khan, Md Mofijuddin Prodhan, Yan Yuan, and Allan H. Smith. 2014. Occurrence of trivalent monomethyl arsenic and other urinary arsenic species in a highly exposed juvenile population in Bangladesh. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology.   24:113-120. doi:10.1038/jes.2013.14  
  • Melak, Dawit, Catterina Ferreccio, David A. Kalman, Roxana L. Parra, Johanna Acevedo, Liliana Perez, Sandra Cortes, Allan H. Smith, Yan Yuan, Jane Liaw, and Craig Murray Steinmaus. 2014. Arsenic methylation and lung and bladder cancer in a case-control study in Northern Chile. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology.   274(2):225-231. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2013.11.014  
2013
  • Ferreccio, Catterina, Allan H. Smith, Viviana Duran, Teresa Barlaro, Hugo Benitez, Rodrigo Valdes, Juan Jose Aguirre, Lee E. Moore, Johanna Acevedo, Maria Isabel Vasquez, Liliana Perez, Yan Yuan, Jane Liaw, Kenneth P. Cantor, and Craig Murray Steinmaus. 2013. Case-control study of arsenic in drinking water and kidney cancer in uniquely exposed Northern Chile. American Journal of Epidemiology.   178(5):813-818. doi:10.1093/aje/kwt059  
  • Ferreccio, Catterina, Yan Yuan, Jacqueline Calle, Hugo Benitez, Roxana L. Parra, Johanna Acevedo, Allan H. Smith, Jane Liaw, and Craig Murray Steinmaus. 2013. Arsenic, tobacco smoke, and occupation: Associations of multiple agents with lung and bladder cancer. Epidemiology.   24(6):898-905. doi:10.1097/EDE.0b013e31829e3e03  
  • Smith, Allan H., Mohammad Yunus, Al Fazal Khan, Ayse Ercumen, Yan Yuan, Meera Hira Smith, Jane Liaw, John R. Balmes, Ondine S. von Ehrenstein, Rubhana Raqib, David A. Kalman, Dewan S. Alam, Peter K. Streatfield, and Craig Murray Steinmaus. 2013. Chronic respiratory symptoms in children following in utero and early life exposure to arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh. International Journal of Epidemiology.   42(4):1077-1086. doi:10.1093/ije/dyt120  
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Catterina Ferreccio, Johanna A. Romo, Yan Yuan, Sandra Cortes, Guillermo Marshall, Lee E. Moore, John R. Balmes, Jane Liaw, Todd Golden, and Allan H. Smith. 2013. Drinking water arsenic in Northern Chile: High cancer risks 40 years after exposure cessation. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention.   22:623-630. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.epi-12-1190  
2012
2011
2010
  • Porter, Kristin E., Anamika Basu, Alan E. Hubbard, Michael N. Bates, David A. Kalman, Omar A. Rey, Allan H. Smith, Martyn T. Smith, Craig Murray Steinmaus, and Christine F. Skibola. 2010. Association of genetic variation in cystathionine-beta-synthase and arsenic metabolism. Environmental Research.   110(6):580-587. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2010.05.001  
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Yan Yuan, David A. Kalman, Omar A. Rey, Christine F. Skibola, David C. Dauphine, Anamika Basu, Kristin E. Porter, Alan E. Hubbard, Michael N. Bates, Martyn T. Smith, and Allan H. Smith. 2010. Individual differences in arsenic metabolism and lung cancer in a case-control study in Cordoba, Argentina. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology.   247(2):138-145. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2010.06.006  
  • Yuan, Yan, Guillermo Marshall, Catterina Ferreccio, Craig Murray Steinmaus, Jane Liaw, Michael N. Bates, and Allan H. Smith. 2010. Kidney cancer mortality: Fifty-year latency patterns related to arsenic exposure. Epidemiology.   21(1):103-108. doi:10.1097/EDE.0b013e3181c21e46  
2009
2008
2007
  • George, Christine M., Allan H. Smith, David A. Kalman, and Craig Murray Steinmaus. 2007. Reverse osmosis filter use and high arsenic levels in private well water. Archives of Environmental & Occupational Health.   61(4):171-5.
  • Marshall, Guillermo, Catterina Ferreccio, Yan Yuan, Michael N. Bates, Craig Murray Steinmaus, Steve Selvin, Jane Liaw, and Allan H. Smith. 2007. Fifty-year study of lung and bladder cancer mortality in Chile related to arsenic in drinking water. Journal of the National Cancer Institute.   99(12):920-928.
  • Smith, Martyn T., R.M. Jones, and Allan H. Smith. 2007. Benzene exposure and risk of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention.   16:385-391.
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Lee E. Moore, Miriam Shipp, David A. Kalman, Omar A. Rey, Mary Lou Biggs, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Michael N. Bates, Shichun Zheng, John K. Wiencke, and Allan H. Smith. 2007. Genetic polymorphisms in MTHFR 677 and 1298, GSTM1 and T1, and metabolism of arsenic. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A.   70(2):159-70. doi:10.1080/15287390600755240  
  • Thundiyil, J.G., Yan Yuan, Allan H. Smith, and Craig Murray Steinmaus. 2007. Seasonal variation of arsenic concentration in wells in Nevada. Environmental Research.   104(3):367-73.
  • von Ehrenstein, Ondine S., Shalini Poddar, Yan Yuan, Debendra N. Guha-Mazumder, Brenda Eskenazi, Arindam Basu, Meera M. Hira Smith, Nalima Ghosh, Sabari Lahiri, Reina Haque, Alakendu Ghosh, David A. Kalman, Subhanker Das, and Allan H. Smith. 2007. Children's intellectual function in relation to arsenic exposure. Epidemiology.   18(1):44-51.
  • Yuan, Yan, Guillermo Marshall, Catterina Ferreccio, Craig Murray Steinmaus, Steve Selvin, Jane Liaw, Michael N. Bates, and Allan H. Smith. 2007. Acute Myocardial Infarction Mortality in Comparison with Lung and Bladder Cancer Mortality in Arsenic-exposed Region II of Chile from 1950 to 2000. American Journal of Epidemiology.   166(12):1381-1391. doi:10.1093/aje/kwm238  
2006
  • Chung, Joyce S., Reina Haque, Debendra N. Guha-Mazumder, Lee E. Moore, Nalima Ghosh, Sambit Samanta, Soma R. Mitra, M. Hira-Smith, Ondine S. von Ehrenstein, Arindam Basu, Jane Liaw, and Allan H. Smith. 2006. Blood concentrations of methionine, selenium, beta-carotene, and other micronutrients in a case-control study of arsenic-induced skin lesions in West Bengal, India. Environmental Research.   101(2):230-237.
  • Hira Smith, Meera M., Yan Yuan, Xavier Savarimuthu, Jane Liaw, Alpana Hira, Cynthia Green, Timir Hore, Protap Chakraborty, Ondine S. von Ehrenstein, and Allan H. Smith. 2006. Arsenic concentrations and bacterial contamination in a pilot shallow dugwell program in West Bengal, India. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A.   42(1):89-95.
  • Savarimuthu, Xavier, Meera M. Hira Smith, Yan Yuan, Ondine S. von Ehrenstein, Subhanker Das, Nalima Ghosh, Debendra N. Guha-Mazumder, and Allan H. Smith. 2006. Seasonal variation of arsenic concentrations in tubewells in West Bengal, India. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition.   24(3):277-281.
  • Smith, Allan H., Guillermo Marshall, Yan Yuan, Catterina Ferreccio, Jane Liaw, Ondine S. von Ehrenstein, Craig Murray Steinmaus, Michael N. Bates, and Steve Selvin. 2006. Increased Mortality from Lung Cancer and Bronchiectasis in Young Adults Following Exposure to Arsenic In Utero and Early Childhood. Environmental Health Perspectives. 114(8):1293-1296.
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Michael N. Bates, Yan Yuan, David A. Kalman, Raja Atallah, Omar A. Rey, Mary Lou Biggs, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Lee E. Moore, Bruce K. Hoang, and Allan H. Smith. 2006. Arsenic Methylation and Bladder Cancer Risk in Case-Control Studies in Argentina and the United States. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.   48(5):478-488.
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Christine M. George, David A. Kalman, and Allan H. Smith. 2006. Evaluation of two new arsenic field test kits capable of detecting arsenic water concentrations close to 10 ug/L. Environmental Science & Technology.   40(10):3362-3366.
  • von Ehrenstein, Ondine S., Debendra N. Guha-Mazumder, Meera M. Hira Smith, Nalima Ghosh, Yan Yuan, Gayle C. Windham, Amlan Ghosh, Reina Haque, Sabari Lahiri, David A. Kalman, Subhanker Das, and Allan H. Smith. 2006. Pregnancy outcomes, infant mortality and arsenic in drinking water in West Bengal, India. American Journal of Epidemiology.   163(7):662-669. doi:10.1093/aje/kwj089  
  • von Ehrenstein, Ondine S., Alisa M. Jenny, Arindam Basu, Kirk R. Smith, Meera M. Hira Smith, and Allan H. Smith. 2006. Capacity building in environmental health research in India and Nepal. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health.   12(4):300-306.
2005
  • Smith, Allan H., Krassimira R. Hristova, Isaac A. Wood, Douglas M. Mackay, Ernie Lory, Dale Lorenzana, and Kate M. Scow. 2005. Comparison of Biostimulation versus Bioaugmentation with Bacterial Strain PM1 for Treatment of Groundwater Contaminated with Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE). Environmental Health Perspectives. 113(3):317-322.
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Yan Yuan, David A. Kalman, Raja Atallah, and Allan H. Smith. 2005. Intraindividual variability in arsenic methylation in a U.S. population. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention.   14(4):919-24.
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Yan Yuan, and Allan H. Smith. 2005. The temporal stability of arsenic well water concentrations in western Nevada. Environmental Research.   99(2):164-168.
2004
  • Bates, Michael N., Omar A. Rey, Mary Lou Biggs, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Lee E. Moore, David A. Kalman, Craig Murray Steinmaus, and Allan H. Smith. 2004. Case-Control Study of Bladder Cancer and Exposure to Arsenic in Argentina. American Journal of Epidemiology.   159:381-389.
  • Mitra, Soma R., Debendra N. Guha-Mazumder, Arindam Basu, Gladys Block, Reina Haque, Sambit Samanta, Nalima Ghosh, Meera M. Hira Smith, Ondine S. von Ehrenstein, and Allan H. Smith. 2004. Nutritional factors and susceptibility to arsenic-caused skin lesions in West Bengal, India. Environmental Health Perspectives. 112(10):1104-1109.
  • Moore, Lee E., John K. Wiencke, Michael N. Bates, Shichun Zheng, Omar A. Rey, and Allan H. Smith. 2004. Investigation of genetic polymorphisms and smoking in a bladder cancer case-control study in Argentina. Cancer Letters.   211(2):199-207.
  • Smith, Allan H. and Meera M. Hira Smith. 2004. Arsenic drinking water regulations in developing countries with extensive exposure. Toxicology.   198(1-3):39-44.
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Ming Lu, Randall L. Todd, and Allan H. Smith. 2004. Probability estimates for the unique childhood leukemia cluster in Fallon, Nevada, and risks near other U.S. Military aviation facilities. Environmental Health Perspectives. 112(6):766-71.
2003
  • Haque, Reina, Debendra N. Guha-Mazumder, Sambit Samanta, Nalima Ghosh, David A. Kalman, Meera M. Hira Smith, Soma R. Mitra, Amal Santra, Sabari Lahiri, Subhanker Das, Binay K. De, and Allan H. Smith. 2003. Arsenic in Drinking Water and Skin Lesions: Dose-Response Data from West Bengal, India. Epidemiology.   14(2):174-182.
  • Hira Smith, Meera M., Timir Hore, Protap Chakraborty, Dipankar K. Chakraborti, Xavier Savarimuthu, and Allan H. Smith. 2003. A Dugwell Program to Provide Arsenic-Safe Water in West Bengal, India: Preliminary Results. Journal of Environmental Science and Health.   A38(1):289-299.
  • Moore, Lee E., Allan H. Smith, Clarence Eng, Sandy DeVries, David A. Kalman, Vivek Bhargava, Karen Chew, Catterina Ferreccio, Omar A. Rey, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Mary Lou Biggs, Michael N. Bates, and Federic M. Waldman. 2003. P53 alterations in bladder tumors from arsenic and tobacco exposed patients. Carcinogenesis.   24(11):1785-1791.
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Yan Yuan, Michael N. Bates, and Allan H. Smith. 2003. Case-control study of bladder cancer and drinking water arsenic in the Western United States. American Journal of Epidemiology.   158(12):1193-1201.
2002
  • Chung, Joyce S., David A. Kalman, Lee E. Moore, Michael J. Kosnett, Alex P. Arroyo, Martin Beeris, Debendra N. Guha-Mazumder, Alexander L. Hernandez, and Allan H. Smith. 2002. Family Correlations of Arsenic Methylation Patterns in Children and Parents Exposed to High Concentrations of Arsenic in Drinking Water. Environmental Health Perspectives. 110(7):729-733.
  • Moore, Lee E., Allan H. Smith, Clarence Eng, David A. Kalman, Sandy DeVries, Vivek Bhargava, Karen Chew, Dan H. Moore, Catterina Ferreccio, Omar A. Rey, and Federic M. Waldman. 2002. Arsenic-related chromosomal alterations in bladder cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute.   94(22):1688-1696.
  • Smith, Allan H., Peggy A. Lopipero, Michael N. Bates, and Craig Murray Steinmaus. 2002. Arsenic epidemiology and drinking water standards. Science.   296(5576):2145-2146.
2001
  • Moore, Lee E., John K. Wiencke, Clarence Eng, Shichun Zheng, and Allan H. Smith. 2001. Evaluation of buccal cell collection protocols for genetic susceptibility studies. Biomarkers.   6(6):448-454.
2000
  • Ferreccio, Catterina, Claudia Gonzalez, Vivian Milosavjlevic, Guillermo Marshall, Ana Maria Sancha, and Allan H. Smith. 2000. Lung cancer and arsenic concentrations in drinking water in Chile. Epidemiology.   11(6):673-679.
  • Guha-Mazumder, Debendra N., Reina Haque, Nalima Ghosh, Binay K. De, Amal Santra, Dipankar K. Chakraborti, and Allan H. Smith. 2000. Arsenic in drinking water and the prevalence of respiratory effects in West Bengal, India. International Journal of Epidemiology.   29(6):1047-1052.
  • Smith, Allan H., Alex P. Arroyo, Debendra N. Guha-Mazumder, Michael J. Kosnett, Alexander L. Hernandez, Martin Beeris, Meera M. Hira Smith, and Lee E. Moore. 2000. Arsenic-induced skin lesions among Atacameno people in northern Chile despite good nutrition and centuries of exposure. Environmental Health Perspectives. 108(7):617-620.
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Lee E. Moore, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Mary Lou Biggs, and Allan H. Smith. 2000. Arsenic in drinking water and bladder cancer. Cancer Investigation. 18(2):174-182.
  • Steinmaus, Craig Murray, Sandra Nunez, and Allan H. Smith. 2000. Diet and bladder cancer: a meta-analysis of six dietary variables. American Journal of Epidemiology.   151(7):693-702.
1998
  • Biggs, Mary Lou, Reina Haque, Lee E. Moore, and Allan H. Smith. 1998. Arsenic-laced water in Chile (letter). Science.   281:785.
  • Guha-Mazumder, Debendra N., Reina Haque, Nalima Ghosh, Binay K. De, Amal Santra, Dipankar K. Chakraborti, and Allan H. Smith. 1998. Arsenic levels in drinking water and the prevalence of skins lesions in West Bengal, India. International Journal of Epidemiology.   27:871-877.
  • Hopenhayn-Rich, Claudia, Mary Lou Biggs, and Allan H. Smith. 1998. Lung and kidney cancer mortality associated with arsenic in drinking water in Cordoba, Argentina. International Journal of Epidemiology.   27(4):561-569.
  • Smith, Allan H., Mario Goycolea, Reina Haque, and Mary Lou Biggs. 1998. Marked increase in bladder and lung cancer mortality in a region of northern Chile due to arsenic in drinking water. American Journal of Epidemiology.   147(7):660-669.
1997
  • Aposhian, H.Vasken, Alex P. Arroyo, Mariano E. Cebrian, Luz Maria Del Razo, Katherine M. Hurlbut, Richard C. Dart, Diego Gonzalez-Ramirez, Helmut Kreppel, Allan H. Smith, Maria E. Gonsebatt, Patricia Ostrosky-Wegman, and Mary M. Aposhian. 1997. Increased urinary excretion of monomethylarsonic acid in humans given DMPS. The Toxicologist.   36(1,2):5.
  • Aposhian, H.Vasken, Alex P. Arroyo, Mariano E. Cebrian, Luz Maria Del Razo, Katherine M. Hurlbut, Richard C. Dart, Diego Gonzalez-Ramirez, Helmut Kreppel, Hernan Speisky, Allan H. Smith, Maria E. Gonsebatt, Patricia Ostrosky-Wegman, and Mary M. Aposhian. 1997. DMPS-Arsenic challenge test: I-increased urinary excretion of monomethylarsonic acid in humans given dimercaptopropane sufolnate. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.   282(1):192-200.
  • Biggs, Mary Lou, David A. Kalman, Lee E. Moore, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Martyn T. Smith, and Allan H. Smith. 1997. Relationship of urinary arsenic to intake estimates and a biomarker of effect, bladder cell micronuclei. Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation Research.   386:185-195.
  • Moore, Lee E., Allan H. Smith, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Mary Lou Biggs, David A. Kalman, and Martyn T. Smith. 1997. Decrease in Bladder Cell Micronucleus Prevalance After Intervention to Lower the Concentration of Arsenic in Drinking Water. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention.   6(12):1051-1056.
  • Moore, Lee E., Allan H. Smith, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Mary Lou Biggs, David A. Kalman, and Martyn T. Smith. 1997. Micronuclei in exfoliated bladder cells among individuals chronically exposed to arsenic in drinking water. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention.   6(1):31-36.
1996
  • Hopenhayn-Rich, Claudia, Mary Lou Biggs, Analia Fuchs, R. Bergoglio, E. Tello, H. Nicolli, and Allan H. Smith. 1996. Bladder cancer mortality associated with arsenic in drinking water in Argentina. Epidemiology.   7(2):117-124.
  • Hopenhayn-Rich, Claudia, Mary Lou Biggs, David A. Kalman, Lee E. Moore, and Allan H. Smith. 1996. Arsenic methylation patterns before and after change from high to lower arsenic concentrations in drinking water. Environmental Health Perspectives. 104(11):1200-1207.
  • Moore, Lee E., Allan H. Smith, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Mary Lou Biggs, Marcella Warner, David A. Kalman, and Martyn T. Smith. 1996. Increased micronuclei found in two populations environmentally exposed to arsenic. Clinical Chemistry.   41(12):1915-1917.
  • Moore, Lee E., Marcella Warner, Allan H. Smith, David A. Kalman, and Martyn T. Smith. 1996. Use of the fluorescent micronucleus assay to detect the clastogenic effects of radiation and arsenic in human exfoliated epithelial cells. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis.   27:176-184.
  • Smith, Allan H., Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Mary Lou Biggs, Lee E. Moore, David A. Kalman, C. Oyanguren, and C. Marchetti. 1996. Marcadores biologicas de exposicion y efecto relacionados con el contenido arsenical del agua de beber en el Desierto de Atacama. In: Proceedings of Las Segundas Jornadas de Arcenicismo Laboral y Ambiental, Nov.22-25, Antofagasta, Chile. 1996. Antofagasta, Chile.
1995
  • Bates, Michael N., Allan H. Smith, and Kenneth P. Cantor. 1995. Case-control study of bladder cancer and arsenic in drinking water. American Journal of Epidemiology.   141(6):523-530.
  • Smith, Allan H., Mary Lou Biggs, Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, and David A. Kalman. 1995. Arsenic risk assessment [letter]. Environmental Health Perspectives. 103:13-15.

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